Another Resident of Bimini Test Positive

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Ministry of Health confirms one additional COVID-19 case

The Ministry of Health revealed that a resident of Cat Cay, Bimini has tested positive for COVID19.

This new case brings the total number of confirmed cases to 47.

There have been 7 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Bahama, 38 confirmed cases in New Providence, 1 confirmed case in Cat Cay, and 1 confirmed case on the island of Bimini.

The death toll remains at 8.

The newly confirmed case is Case #47, a 36 year old female of Cat Cay, Bimini with no history of travel.

Cat Cay is believed to be a private island, about 8 miles south of mainland Bimini.

The latest case remains in isolation at home.

Health officials continue to follow the condition of the other current COVID-19 positive cases.

Investigations are ongoing.

Members of the public are once again reminded to follow the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Order announced by Prime Minister Hubert Minnis to reduce the spread of the virus, including physical distancing.

Here’s a look at the private island, Cat Cay. It is owned by a private members club.

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